John Chiles
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Chiles (7) with Colt McCoy before the Red River Shootout in 2007
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1988-10-09) October 9, 1988 (age 32)
Dallas, Texas
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Mansfield (TX) Summit
Career history
* New Orleans Saints ( 2011)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
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John Chiles (born October 9, 1988)[1] is a gridiron football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Texas.

He has also been a member of the St. Louis Rams, Jacksonville Sharks, Toronto Argonauts, Chicago Bears, Saskatchewan Roughriders and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Early years

Chiles attended Mansfield Summit High School in Arlington, Texas where he was coached in football by Kyle Geller. He was a prep All-American and two-time district 4-5A MVP who was also a four-time honor roll student. During his four years in high school, he was a starter for three years; at both quarterback and wide receiver. In his final two years in high school, he totaled 2,036 yards passing, 694 yards receiving, 1,248 yards rushing. He was invited to play in the 2007 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.[1]

Chiles was a highly touted recruit out of high school. ESPN and Dave Campbell's Texas Football listed him on their top recruits list.[1] Athlon Sports listed him at wide receiver position and ranked him the 31st best recruit in 2007.[2]

Besides playing football, Chiles also lettered three years in basketball and two years in track and field.[1]

College career

Chiles moved from QB to WR for the Longhorns 2009 Spring Game. He played 3 years for the University of Texas.

Professional career

New Orleans Saints

He was signed by the New Orleans Saints, after the lockout, in August 2011. He was waived on August 30.

New England Patriots

Chiles signed with the New England patriots on October 5, 2011. Where he won his first ever Super Bowl and his sophomore season.[3]

St. Louis Rams

Chiles was signed to the St. Louis Rams practice squad on November 30, 2011.

Toronto Argonauts

On May 10, 2013, Chiles signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.[4]

Chicago Bears

On January 27, 2015, Chiles was signed by the Chicago Bears to a reserve/future contract.[5] He was waived/injured on August 30, 2015.

Saskatchewan Roughriders

On February 9, 2016, Chiles signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.[6] He was released by the team on August 24, 2016.[7]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

On September 1, 2016, Chiles signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats[8]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "John Chiles Bio". (University of Texas & Host Interactive). Archived from the original on March 7, 2008. Retrieved March 9, 2008.
  2. Miller, Charlie, ed. (2007). 2007 Preview – Big12 edition. Athlon Sports. pp. 72.
  3. "Historical Team Transactions". Retrieved July 24, 2015.
  4. Signed with Argonauts Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Webarchive/data' not found.
  5. "Bears Sign WR John Chiles To Reserve/Future Contract". WBBM-TV. January 27, 2015. Retrieved January 28, 2015.
  6. 2016 Free Agency
  7. "RIDERS PART WAYS WITH WR JOHN CHILES". August 24, 2016. Retrieved September 1, 2016.

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